Barfmaker: The field in back of my house used to be magical with all the fireflies, but yeah in the last few years it's dwindled to just a few.
croesius: I've seen a whole city of tiny lights. Maybe you should know that it's over there, in the tiny dirt somewhere.Don't you wanna go?
gfid: Really? 26 posts and none of this?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5L7WTyCqhsI've got troubles of my own I saidAnd you can't help me out.
Raider_dad: gfid: Really? 26 posts and none of this?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5L7WTyCqhsI've got troubles of my own I saidAnd you can't help me out.you need to improve your reading skills.
alternative girlfriend: I haven't seen any this summer. It's sad. :(
Morchella: We had a really good firefly year here in northernish Indiana. It was good to see all of them after several years of barely any.
shanrick: And soon . . .Tiny lights go out as human populations dwindle/please give generously
moeburn: Growing up in the 90's, I never understood all the references to fireflies on TV and in cartoons. In my entire 25 years of living, I have encountered fireflies a total of once. And that's not to say I don't go outdoors - I live in Toronto, but I regularly camp all across southern Ontario, and I've also camped in every state from Michigan to California to Washington and between.
northguineahills: I see an occasional few here and there in Brooklyn, but never any in Manhattan. That said, when going to rural upstate, or WV or VA, i see less then I remember 15 years ago, but it could a biased memory.
hlehmann: Growing up in western PA, I remember seeing fireflys by the thousands on most summer evenings. We used catch them and keep them in a jar as a night light.Moved west when I grew up, can't say I've seen a single one in over 35 years.
Want more news before we break it? Try
See what's behind the green doorand help keep the tap flowing
Sign up for the Fark NotNewsletter!
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2017 Fark, Inc | Last updated: Sep 20 2017 03:45:48
Runtime: 0.450 sec (449 ms)